Having those abilities alone does not result in organizational success.
As an example, Riggio notes that research has long shown that extraverts have greater leadership potential than introverts, but only extraverts with social skills (which are generally learned) emerge as leaders.
High-Performing teams run by excellent leaders, are determined to perform in an excellent fashion.
All members know that their ability to work together in harmony and cooperation is the key to the success of every one of them.
There is a possibility that the great leadership qualities which history has witnessed in Martin Luther King jr., MK Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Abraham Lincoln, Steve Jobs and much more, may be inherited or genetic but they wouldn’t have been able to exhibit those traits if they had not faced their difficulties. Leadership qualities are to be learned over time, when you put in a lot of hard work, when life knocks you down and you get up stronger, after going through grueling experiences, a leader is made. Leaders are made just like anything else, through hard work. Years of hard work, persistence, patience, will power, it takes a lot to be able to lead.
Adolf Hitler killed a lot of people but he was a great leader in his field.
Because of this incredible diversity of human resources, it has never been more difficult and yet more necessary for diplomatic leaders to emerge and form these people into high-performing teams.
Do What Other Leaders Do Fortunately, leaders are made, not born.
You are more concerned with what’s right than with who’s right.
Leaders are more concerned with winning than with not losing.